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Pink and Blue Day Raises Awareness for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - wnep.com

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 16:18

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Pink and Blue Day Raises Awareness for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
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DUNMORE -- March 24th marks the annual Pink and Blue Day, aimed to raise awareness for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). The colors -- corresponding to the ones in the SIDS Awareness ribbon -- were proudly displayed at an area elementary ...
Schools and businesses join effort to "Stomp out SIDS"PA home page

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The infant twins who died — A mystery I can't stop thinking about - New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 10:20

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The infant twins who died — A mystery I can't stop thinking about
New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio
If it were one child, you'd think Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. That it was twins, dying the same morning, makes that seemingly impossible. I've heard people speculate perhaps they had a congenital heart condition. Okay, but again, for it to strike ...
LISTEN: Twins' mom makes distraught 911 callCherry Hill Courier Post

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Can Cardboard Boxes Save Infants' Lives? | Here & Now - WBUR - Here And Now

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 10:08

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Can Cardboard Boxes Save Infants' Lives? | Here & Now - WBUR
Here And Now
Since January, about 3800 New Jersey parents have opted to lay their infants to sleep in simple cardboard boxes.
North east Hampshire MP backs cot death awareness campaign ...gethampshire.co.uk

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North east Hampshire MP backs cot death awareness campaign alongside life-saving charity - gethampshire.co.uk

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 09:19

North east Hampshire MP backs cot death awareness campaign alongside life-saving charity
gethampshire.co.uk
North East Hampshire MP Ranil Jayawardena is backing a campaign calling for increased awareness about the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). The MP has joined baby charity The Lullaby Trust in urging local authorities to ensure health ...

Infant Mortality Rates Fall 15 Percent in US - NBCNews.com

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:03

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Infant Mortality Rates Fall 15 Percent in US
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The biggest drop — 29 percent — is for deaths from sudden infant death syndrome, also known as SIDS, the team at the National Center for Health Statistics found. "Infant mortality is considered a basic measure of public health for countries around ...
US infant mortality rates down 15%CNN
Infant mortality rates fall 15 percent in the USPhilly.com
Infant Deaths Continue to Drop in the USTIME
Christian Science Monitor -Redbookmag.com (blog) -The Hill -Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Fewer babies are dying in New Jersey, except in accidents - NJ.com

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 05:35

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Fewer babies are dying in New Jersey, except in accidents
NJ.com
Big strides have been made in reducing the medical causes of infant death, but that progress has been undermined by a jump in deaths due to accidents, according to the latest federal statistics. New Jersey's infant mortality rate is the third-lowest in ...

New Jersey becomes first state to offer baby boxes in effort to cut down Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - News 12 New Jersey

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 05:02

News 12 New Jersey

New Jersey becomes first state to offer baby boxes in effort to cut down Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
News 12 New Jersey
CRESSKILL - New Jersey has become the first state in the country to offer baby boxes, which are made out of durable cardboard and can be used as a bed for the baby's first months of life. The aim is to cut down on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

Cardboard boxes as cribs? Safety sleep program expands in fight ... - New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 17:09

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Cardboard boxes as cribs? Safety sleep program expands in fight ...
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TRENTON, N.J. — Cardboard boxes certainly aren't new technology. But when they're linked to a practice that started in Finland decades ago to help babies ...
Solihull mums offered baby boxes to help cut cot death | The Solihull ...Solihull Observer

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Baby bed giveaway aims to prevent infant deaths in Ohio - Defiance Crescent News (subscription)

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 07:03

Baby bed giveaway aims to prevent infant deaths in Ohio
Defiance Crescent News (subscription)
The boxes are intended to promote safe sleep arrangements, which can reduce cases of sudden unexpected infant death syndrome, the company said. The boxes encourage parents to keep their babies near them but not in the same bed, where a baby could ...

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Parents in Burton and South Derbyshire warned of dangers for ... - Burton Mail

Sun, 03/19/2017 - 08:01

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Parents in Burton and South Derbyshire warned of dangers for ...
Burton Mail
Parents in Burton and South Derbyshire are being urged to put new-born babies to sleep on their back to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome ...
Official advice reveals the safest way to put a baby to sleep and ...Kent Live

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Baby bed giveaway aims to prevent infant deaths in Ohio SAVING LIVES - Youngstown Vindicator

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 22:45

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Baby bed giveaway aims to prevent infant deaths in Ohio SAVING LIVES
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The boxes are intended to promote safe sleep arrangements, which can reduce cases of sudden unexpected infant death syndrome, the company said. The boxes encourage parents to keep their babies near them but not in the same bed, where a baby could ...
Cardboard boxes as cribs? Safety sleep program expands | KSL.comKSL.com
Hospital hands out baby boxes to save livesKING5.com
Baby bed giveaway aims to prevent infant deaths in Ohio ...Circleville Herald
NJ Spotlight -Cincinnati.com -HarpersBAZAAR.com
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Baby boxes issued at Colchester hospital to help reduce risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - ITV News

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 10:53

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Baby boxes issued at Colchester hospital to help reduce risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
ITV News
Midwives in our region are warning of the dangers of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) after free baby boxes aimed at reducing the risk have proven a success at hospitals in Essex. Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust was the first trust ...
SSM Health Medical Minute: SIDS Education Preventing Deathsfox2now.com
SIDS suspected in death of 3-month-old Kennewick girl | Tri-City ...Tri-City Herald

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Cardboard boxes as cribs? Safety sleep program expands - KSL.com

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 10:37

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Cardboard boxes as cribs? Safety sleep program expands
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A Los Angeles-based company has partnered with health officials to give the boxes away for free and an online initiative offers advice aimed at reducing sudden unexpected infant deaths. New Jersey and Ohio were the first to participate statewide in the ...
Baby bed giveaway aims to prevent infant deaths in OhioCircleville Herald
Getting the Word Out on NJ's Big 'Baby Box' GiveawayNJ Spotlight
Statewide program offers helping hand to expectant parentsCincinnati.com
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Big bow headbands warning to parents after 14-week-old baby's ... - Bristol Post

Thu, 03/16/2017 - 07:11

Bristol Post

Big bow headbands warning to parents after 14-week-old baby's ...
Bristol Post
A mother has taken to Facebook to warn parents of the dangers of popular 'big bow' headbands after her young baby suffocated, and it has been shared more ...

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Infant Twins Die Simultaneously After Vaccines? - Snopes.com - snopes.com

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 12:17

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Infant Twins Die Simultaneously After Vaccines? - Snopes.com
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A 15-year-old tragedy has been warped into a scientifically flawed indictment of vaccinations by those with an anti-vaccine agenda. Shutterstock. 194 ...

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Cardboard boxes as cribs? Safety sleep program expands | National ... - Billings Gazette

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 06:28

Cardboard boxes as cribs? Safety sleep program expands | National ...
Billings Gazette
TRENTON, N.J. — Cardboard boxes certainly aren't new technology. But when they're linked to a practice that started in Finland decades ago to help babies ...
Program trains first responders to look out for unsafe infant sleepWKBN.com
Caring mothers hope to save lives with unique baby boxes (From ...Gazette

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Cardboard boxes as cribs? Safety sleep program expands - Billings Gazette

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 06:28

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Cardboard boxes as cribs? Safety sleep program expands
Billings Gazette
A Los Angeles-based company has partnered with health officials to give the boxes away for free and an online initiative offers advice aimed at reducing sudden unexpected infant deaths. New Jersey and Ohio were the first to participate statewide in the ...
Hospitals Give Away Baby Boxes to Curb Infant MortalityNBCNews.com

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Cardboard boxes as cribs? Safety sleep program expands to Ohio - WLWT Cincinnati

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 06:44

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Cardboard boxes as cribs? Safety sleep program expands to Ohio
WLWT Cincinnati
A Los Angeles-based company has partnered with health officials to give the boxes away for free and an online initiative offers advice aimed at reducing sudden unexpected infant deaths. New Jersey and Ohio were the first to participate statewide in the ...
Hospitals Give Away Baby Boxes to Curb Infant MortalityNBCNews.com
So, parents are putting their babies in boxes nowNew York Post
See How A Simple Cardboard Box Can Save A Baby's Life | GOODGOOD Magazine

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